Mindful Kids Essentials from YOGA + Life®

Last Updated: July 28, 2022By

Whether it’s an afternoon play session or full weekend getaway, YOGA + Life has some options to keep kids active with products that won’t go to waste this season.

GoMacro MacroBar Minis

GoMacro is a mother-daughter owned brand creating healthy and delicious plant-based protein bars. The kids-sized bars are certified organic, vegan, gluten-free, kosher, non-gmo and soy-free. Make sure to try the Salted Caramel + Chocolate Chips flavor. 24-bar carton $30.95


“Sigh Like A Sloth” + “Sway Like An Octopus”

The Sigh Like A Sloth board book prompts toddlers to focus on mindful breathing and helps to relieve stress. By mimicking the actions of the sloth, children can learn more about an unfamiliar animal. It is a perfect way to introduce little ones to simple breathing exercises to calm them and manage difficult emotions. $9.99

Sigh Like A Sloth

The Sway Like An Octopus will help introduce animal movements to toddlers and encourage them to stay in the moment. Children will learn to be in tune with themselves and feel peaceful. This board book is a great way for toddlers to engage in developing a mind-body connection. $9.99

Sway Like An Octopus

MANDA’s Organic Sun Paste 


Manda Organic Sun Paste is a must-have for outdoor lovers. It comes in three different shades, it is made with all organic ingredients, and is SPF 50. This reef safe sun paste has it all including a mirror inside the cap meant for easy application. $28.00




Perfect for at home or on the go, Wipeys are the solution to any sticky situation. Meant to keep you and the environment clean, these wipes are individually packaged and biodegradable, and are made with only the cleanest ingredients. Life with kids can be messy, but Wipeys has got you covered with options for surface, hand, device, and face wipes. $24


Thousand Jr. Kids Helmet


The Thousand Jr. Kids Helmet checks a parents’ every box: safe, sustainable and fun. This helmet is safety certified for all micro mobility sports, and an adjustable dial fit system and vegan leather straps ensure a perfect fit. Coming in a variety of colors and with a pack of removable, reflective stickers, each helmet is an opportunity for fun and creative expression. Plus, Thousand offsets 110% of their carbon emissions, so you can stay safe guilt-free. $60


“The Parent’s Complete Guide to Ayurveda: Principles, Practices, and Recipes for Happy, Healthy Kids”

The Parent’s Complete Guide to Ayurveda: Principles, Practices, and Recipes for Happy, Healthy Kids is a book offering lifestyle advice and remedies for families. Inside the book you will find self-care practices for promoting the vibrant health and well-being of children aging from three to sixteen. Advice ranges from healthy habits like sleep, diet, screen time and perspectives on disorders prevalent to children today regarding digestion, emotions and more! $24.95


Leaf People’s Calendula & Green Tea Sun Recovery Serum

The Leaf People’s Calendula & Green Tea Sun Recovery Serum is a hydrating serum for individuals with daily sun exposure during outdoor activity. Apply this serum to sun-exposed areas  after cleansing and pair with your favorite moisturizer after. This rejuvenating serum is vegan, gluten free and made with certified organic herbs for the most replenishing afterglow! $30 – $59


Swiftwick Limited Edition VISION™ Impression BUGS Sock


The Swiftwick Limited Edition VISION™  collection is a sock created with high performance features for keeping your feet blister free with breathable fibers.  The medium cushion allows your feet to stay dry, cool and providing all day comfort while supporting the feet through all your outdoor adventures. The sales of the BUGS socks go towards the Friends of Warner Parks Urban Nature Program which is a non-profit based in Nashville that connects underserved youth with nature and activities through camps. $16.99

This summer is all about embracing community while also learning to process complex emotions from a stressful past year. We compiled a list of our favorite mindfulness-forward products and outdoor gear that the whole family will love.

zivaKIDS Meditation

The zivaKIDS meditation platform is perfect to help ground families after a stressful past year. Celebrate summer in its glory while also teaching your young ones the importance of mindfulness. This program does not rely on an app or screens to encourage daily meditation; it helps adults and kids actually ditch the screens so they can develop their own personal practice. $199

Chi Yoga Mat

On the Chi Mat, hands on hearts and feet on rain drops creates a beautiful downward dog! While a strong mind body connection is something we can all benefit from, engaging a child long enough to receive those wellness benefits is a challenge in itself. The Chi Yoga Mat offers a simplistic understanding of yoga poses by following universal symbols to intuitively align the body on the mat. Starts at $33.97

Putumayo Yoga Dreamland

Putumayo Kidsmission has always been to introduce children to other cultures. Their newest addition, Yoga Dreamland, offers an accessible introduction to yoga while providing a serene soundtrack to help young yogis find their serenity. The album features a 24-page companion booklet that includes a gentle yoga practice to prepare for a night of peaceful sleep. $14.98

Little Yogi Deck

This deck makes important topics like self-awareness and soothing the nervous system fun and easy to understand. Its important to teach children how to navigate big emotions; mindfulness tools help empower them to feel calm and in control. Through yoga poses like The Wet Noodle” and Grasshopper Flow,” the 48-card deck engages kids with vibrant illustrations and fun poses. $19.95

Altra Youth Lone Peak

For the adventurous ones, the Altra classic Lone Peak shoe offers comfort and stability. Whether its through dirt, sand or mud, the impressive durability holds strong while also fitting the natural shape of the foot. This encourage childrens feet to not only grow properly but stay strong and functional just like they were born to be. $70

Merry People Kids Rain Boot

These may be the cutest boots on the market. Perfect for the upcoming fall season, these everyday rain boots are 100% vegan and ethically manufactured. Not only is the style adorable, but the functionality of the natural rubber and neoprene lining make it a great pick, rain or shine! $69.95

Patagonia Baby Micro D® Snap-T® Fleece Jacket

Fair trade certified, Patagonias baby fleece jacket is soft, comfortable and complete with a full-zip and hood. Two hand-warming pockets and snap-t pocket on the chest are perfect for storying their treasures. $49

BioLite AlpenGlow Lantern Series

The AlpenGlow 500 rechargeable lantern delivers a dusk or daylight feel inspired by nature. Offering both ambient and task-based light, AlpenGlow 500 is ready for a kid’s bedside or while camping in the backyard. $79.95

U-Konserve Recycled Insulated Lunch Tote

The reusable insulated lunch tote is made from recycled plastic bottles and features a zipper closure and adjustable strap. It keeps lunches cool or hot for hours and has an inside pocket to store an ice pack, bamboo utensil and cotton napkin. Its ideal for days at school or weekend picnics. $25.95

Po Campo Blip Water Bottle Feed Bag

This is the perfect water bottle holder a kid’s bike or scooter. The bike water bottle bag keeps water bottles, snacks and other kid stuff safe and secure while riding, and can be easily attached to a backpack when on the go. $19.99

Klean Kanteen Kid Classic Sippy


Kids can bring their drinks anywhere with this ideal accessory, featuring a spill proof sippy cap with dust cover and a swivel metal loop so it can be easily attached to stroller or bag. Bright cap colors and graphics keep hydration fun, and Klean Kanteen’s chip-resistant finish is durable and safe for people and planet. Best of all, this sippy is compatible with all Klean caps for easy transition as kids grow up.

Sit With Me: Meditation for Kids in Seven Easy Steps

Sit with Me invites kids of all ages to learn meditation through playful rhymes and adorable illustrations. Justa Bug describes the seven-point meditation posture — from the top of the head to the bottom of the feet — in an easy and accessible way. $17.95


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